ICC | International Code Council
  • 29-Jun-2018 to 01-Oct-2018 (EST)
  • Evaluation Service
  • Brea, CA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES)

Structural Staff Engineer


Position Summary:

Structural Engineers report directly to their Regional Engineering Director and to the Vice-President for Engineering, and perform duties of a technical and often complex nature.  These duties include determining the code compliance of building products, materials and methods; developing ICC-ES acceptance criteria; and writing ICC-ES evaluation reports.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate test reports, calculations, and other technical data submitted by evaluation-report applicants.
  • Develop technical criteria for the acceptance of innovative building products, materials and methods that are alternatives to what may be specified in the building code.
  • Prepare correspondence and draft reports regarding the code compliance of products.
  • Provide expert assistance to building departments throughout the United States.
  • Participate in ICC-ES Evaluation Committee hearings.
  • Represent ICC-ES on matters of interest at meetings of technical bodies and at meetings with representatives of government and industry.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the building construction field.
  • Travel as necessary to attend conferences, meetings, speaking engagements, and other functions.
  • Perform other tasks as may be directed by the Regional Engineering Director or the Vice-President for Engineering.

 Essential Skills, Education, Experience:

  • University degree in engineering.
  • Professional registration/license to practice structural engineering.
  • Career-level proficiency in structural engineering, and foundation-level proficiency in at least one additional specialty.
  • At least five years of experience related to structural engineering in the construction industry, building code development or enforcement, or product testing; or equivalent experience as determined by ICC-ES.
  • Experience with modern design and construction methods and materials.

Preferred indications of competence to fill the position:

  • Basic knowledge of materials, tools and methods used in construction.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with both technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Ability to independently solve complex engineering problems.
  • Ability to work as part of a team to deliver professional services.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of the codes and of design standards.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of test standards and methodologies.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of quality control processes for the manufacture of building products.
  • Contributes to development through membership in relevant technical organizations such as ASTM, ACI, UL, etc.
  • Contributes to development through membership on a technical committee of a standards-writing organization.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Provides excellent customer service.
  • Leads by example, establishing his or her technical expertise.
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